Focus: Energy Efficiency

Healthcare stewardship means going ‘green’

Being 'green' in a healthcare facility is more complicated than a typical business

Healthcare stewardship means going "green," but being “green” in a healthcare facility is more complicated than a typical business, according to a blog on the Traverse City Record Eagle website.

Michigan-based Munson Healthcare has identified green projects on its campuses. A few examples of green efforts around the system:

• Heating and cooling efforts now have more energy-efficient motors and equipment, saving significant funds for the system 

• Pharmaceutical disposal at all owned hospitals involves putting outdated and unusable medications in purple containers that are properly disposed of by a licensed national contractor

Read the article.


April 19, 2018

Topic Area: Energy and Power

Recent Posts

The Advantages of Access Control Technology Over Traditional Formats

Access control manufacturers discuss the technology’s potential benefits.

Preparing for the Hazards of Winter Weather

Winter is here and healthcare facilities must be ready for inclement weather to prevent slips and falls.

The Leapfrog Group Announces 2023 Top Hospital and Top ASC Award Winners

132 hospitals earned the Top Hospital Award, and 27 ambulatory surgery centers earned the Top ASC Award.

Tampa General Hospital Completes Acquisition of Bravera Health

This acquisition will expand TGH’s capabilities and reach.

Protecting Healthcare Facility Workers During Winter Weather

As facility managers brace for colder weather, workplace safety must remain top of mind.


FREE Newsletter Signup Form

News & Updates | Webcast Alerts
Building Technologies | & More!


All fields are required. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.